Amjad Ali (@ASTSupportAali) is a senior leader having worked in challenging schools. He is a qualified SENCO, completing the National SENCO Award with a Merit and an Advanced Skills Teacher in Teaching and Learning. Before stepping into the world of education, he spent time as Play Worker and Learning Support Assistant in Young Offenders Institutes.
He has worked with all sectors, from trainee teachers to Head Teachers, delivering training on a range of topics across the United Kingdom.
He is ambitious and committed to making a difference to the education system by inspiring changes. He teaches, tweets and tweaks his practice to help others improve theirs. Which in turn helps him and his students too. He writes a reflective blog entitled NewToThePost where he discusses many elements of his leadership and experience; Click here to read.
For Amjad, education is about ensuring wherever you come from, whatever your parents do or not do, does not impact on a students’ potential of success. Whatever success means to that young person, it should be found and celebrated.
Amjad has previously co-organised some of the country’s largest teachmeets such as #TMOxford and #TMLondon. He also presents keynotes and offers workshops and inspirational addresses at various educational events. Amjad’s sharing ‘portfolio’ involves the setting up international initiatives such as #TwitterCoachingED and #CultureBoxED.
Most recently he Co-found #BAMEed a grass-roots movement aimed at ensuring our diverse communities are represented as a substantive part of the education workforce for teachers and leaders in education. See here for more info.
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